The IMF said that the continuation of Ukraine’s financial support program depends on the independence of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine. This was stated by the representative of the International Monetary Fund Jerry Rice, on September 10 in Washington.
“I can say that the creation of an effective anti-corruption base for Ukraine has been a crucial element of the IMF’s interaction with Ukraine over the past few years. Supporting the independence and integrity of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine is the key component of structural reforms for ensuring stronger and fairer growth, and – I would say – is a prerequisite for the current IMF`s supported program, ” said Rice.
According to him, the IMF continues to discuss the terms and obligations of the program with the Ukrainian authorities. Currently, date of the first review mission have not yet been established.
This week, IBM announced two acquisitions in the field of cloud computing: financial and analytical IT company TruQua Enterprises and software company Instana. The financial terms of the two agreements were not disclosed. On Monday, IBM announced the acquisition of TruQua, which provides SAP solutions to Fortune 500 companies. SAP is one of the world’s […]
The decision of the Constitutional Court violates Ukraine’s obligations to Western creditors. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance with reference to the statement of the head of the department Serhiy Marchenko. He addressed to the assessments of the World Bank management regarding the decision of the Constitutional Court on the officials’ e-declarations. “They […]
The President’s Office stated that the decision of the Kyiv District Administrative Court (KDAC) to dismiss NABU Director Artem Sytnyk could not be considered final, as it would be appealed. This was announced on Tuesday, October 27 by the press service of the President’s Office. The President also noted that any differences over anti-corruption bodies […]
The increase of the minimum wage in Ukraine from UAH 5,000 to UAH 6,500 in 2021 may increase the state budget deficit to more than 6% of gross domestic product. This is stated in the economic review of the World Bank. In addition, the increase in the minimum wage will increase the overall need to […]
The world economy is on the road to recovery amid the pandemic COVID-19, however, the final completion of the corona crisis is possible only in the case of mass use of the vaccine. This was stated by IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and Chief Economist of Fund Gita Gopinath in their joint paper of the magazine […]
Ukraine and Serbia have approved a veterinary certificate form for export of fowl. The companies which can export to the EU only could perform the deliveries. Public service of Ukraine on safety issues of foodstuff and consumer protections (PSUSIFCP) and veterinary service of Serbia have approved a form of the veterinary certificate for export of […]Next
On Tuesday, the world’s largest manufacturer of jeans and casual wear, Levi Strauss, announced better than expected results of its 3rd financial quarter, which ended on August 23. The company reported the profits of $ 27 million, after the loss of $ 364 million in the second quarter, when Levi was forced to cut 15% […]Next
The Digital Future Investment Company invests $ 200,000 in the Softcube personalization service. In this round also participated private investor Alexei Kuznetsov, and the total size of the deal was $ 400 000. There is another investor in the transaction, he is going to announce its participation later, because now he is at the stage […]Next
Taxi service Uber Technologies Inc. wants to sell the part of its stake in the Chinese taxi ordering service Didi Chuxing worth $ 6.3 billion, writes Bloomberg agency. According to sources, Uber is negotiating the sale of shares in Didi with Japanese company SoftBank Group, which is the major shareholder in both companies. “Although various […]Next
The Georgian Industrial Group purchased 25% of the Ukrainian pharmaceutical company, which is 70% owned by the state. Buyer of the is Luraq Investments Limited (Limassol, Cyprus), which is part of the Georgian Industrial Group (Georgian Industrial Group, GIG) bought the last 25% of the insulin producer “Indar”, PJSC (Kyiv). This information was published by […]Next
European airline Airbus will lay off 15,000 employees worldwide due to the restoration of the quarantine restrictions on the flights. This was stated by the Airbus Chief Operating Officer Michael Schollhorn. Prospects for the aviation industry deteriorated again due to the growing number of the coronavirus infections, he said. According to Schollhorn, the situation in […]Next
The company PepsiCo announced the best results of its third quarter, which ended on September 5. Shares of the PepsiCo have fully recovered after the falling in February and March due to the coronavirus pandemic and show the increase of 1.4% since the beginning of the year and 17.34% over the past 6 months. Shares […]Next
JPMorgan shares increased because of the announcement of financial results for the 2nd quarter ended on June 30. Since the beginning of the year, JPMorgan shares have lost almost 30% because the global COVID-19 pandemic has hit the global economy, and the US Federal Reserve has cut rates to zero greatly reducing the profitability of […]Next
Apple has received a fine of € 318 million from the Italian regulatory authorities. Apple is accused of violating tax laws, namely in the tax evasion in Italy by transferring funds to Ireland. During the investigation, regulatory authorities found that the company deliberately transferred funds in the amount of € 880 million to Ireland, where […]Next
Significant strengthening of the hryvnia against the dollar is due to four main factors. Vasyl Furman, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine, said this on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel. “This is primarily an increase in prices in commodity markets, on the one hand, although, on the other […]Next
YouTube video hosting will launch a new platform for creating short videos. This was reported in the official blog of the company. It is reported that the new service Shorts is designed for fans to record short videos on a smartphone, apply music and effects to them and share with your contributors. Beta testing Shorts […]Next
International Court of Arbitration in New York in a dispute between the UMH – the Ukrainian publisher of “Forbes Ukraine” magazine, and the Forbes Media, LLC American publishing house ruled in favor of the latter on April, 20, and revoked the license of Forbes Ukraine, said in Forbes Media, LLC to the publication LІGA.net UMH […]Next
The Belarusian oil company will reduce the supply of A-95 gasoline to Ukraine in June by more than five times – up to 10 thousand tons. This was reported by enkorr citing a source. It is noted that the decision was made after the news of the BNC’s intention to reset the supply of this […]Next
“Svarog West Group” will direct $ 3.5 million for innovative projects in 2016. That was said by the chairman of the Corporation Andrey Gordiychuk in an interview to the AgroPolit.com. According to him, the investment “appetite” of the company significantly decreased in 2016. “But this does not apply to investments in research and development: ours are IT-solutions, […]Next
Over the next 12 months, Ukraine must pay $ 10 billion from its foreign currency debt. This is stated in the June report of the National Bank on financial stability. “Over the next 12 months, only foreign currency payments of the government and the NBU on public and guaranteed debt will exceed $ 10 billion. […]Next
Leaders of Ukrainian chemical holding Ostchem Holding AG appealed on December, 8 to the South City Court of Odessa region demanding to recover from the Odessa Portside Plant a debt owed to the company by force. On it informs Interfax Ukraine with reference to official sources. To confirm the legitimacy of this request, representatives of […]Next